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Pussy Riot member, Maria Alyokhina is surrounded by journalists after being freed from prison. (ANASTASIYA MAKARYCHEVA/AFP/Getty Images)

Pussy Riot Members Released Early From Prison

The two jailed members of Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, were released today (Dec. 23) under a new amnesty law in Russia.

12/23/2013

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Pussy Riot Members on the Verge of Early Release

Members of the Russian punk rock outfit Pussy Riot, jailed last year after a protest performance inside Moscow’s main cathedral, seem to be on the verge of release three months early under a new amnesty clause.

12/19/2013

Pussy Riot's Nadezhda Tolokonnikova (MAKSIM BLINOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Jailed Pussy Riot Member Goes On Hunger Strike

Beginning today (September 23) jailed Pussy Riot member, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, will go on a hunger strike. She hopes it will send a message to the Russian jail where she is being held.

09/23/2013

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Pussy Riot On ’60 Minutes': One Year Later & Still Fighting

It’s been over a year since members of Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot were detained for speaking out against Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior, but don’t think the […]

03/25/2013

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Russia’s Prime Minister Agrees: Free Pussy Riot!

After being sentenced to two years in prison for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred,” members of Russian feminist punk rock outfit Pussy Riot could very well be on the verge of being released, thanks to […]

09/17/2012

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Pussy Riot Found Guilty Of ‘Hooliganism’, Sentenced To Two Years

Yesterday we introduced you to Pussy Riot, the feminist punk band from Russia that’s made international headlines with a controversial court case. Three members of the radical collective were jailed without bail in March on […]

08/17/2012

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A Primer On The Punks Supported By McCartney, Madonna & More

The band name “Pussy Riot” has been splashed all over the news (and the shirts of rock stars), but what exactly is the controversy all about? For those who’ve simply heard the name – perhaps […]

08/16/2012

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